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    Video shows ISIS fighters chatting with Turkish border guards

    A remarkable video has emerged purporting to show Islamic State militants chatting casually with a group of Turkish border guards near the besieged Syrian city of Kobane, the Daily Mail reports. The amateur footage, understood to have been filmed close to Zarova Hill in the outskirts of Kobane, raises serious questions about the apparently relaxed relationship between the terror group…

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    Turkish PM rejects Kobane criticism

    Turkey’s Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu has rejected claims that it is not doing enough to help Syrian fighters defeat Islamic State (IS) in Kobane. He told the BBC it would only take part in operations if the US-led coalition’s strategy included military action against Syrian government forces. Western and Arab air strikes are only targeting jihadists in Syria and Iraq.…

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    Armenian, Lithuanian FMs agree on the need to fight terrorism

    Anna Nazaryan Public Radio of Armenia Armenian Foreign Minister Edward Nalbandian received today his visiting Lithuanian counterpart Linas Linkevičius. The parties discussed a broad range of issues related to bilateral political dialogue, economic relations, cultural ties, reinforcement of the legal framework and Armenia-EU relations. The Armenian Foreign Minister noted with gratitude that Lithuania is one of the countries that have…

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    US, partner nations launch first IS targets in Syria

    The United States and several Gulf Arab allies launched air and missile strikes on the strongholds of the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) in Syria on Sept. 23, U.S. officials said, Reuters reports. “I can confirm that U.S. military and partner nation forces are undertaking military action against (ISIL) terrorists in Syria using a mix of fighter,…

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